Mother of three Nikki knows what it feels like to face despair and have little hope of finding a better way of living. But with the right support and the steady encouragement of her Work and Wellbeing advisors, Nikki is now able to share her story of successful recovery in her new role as a peer mentor support worker.
The productive partnership between Ingeus and Extern, a leading social justice charity, is providing fresh opportunities for young people attending the Belfast Youth Engagement Service.
Lesa Morrison is the ‘Queen of Smiles’ for the residents of a nursing home in Belfast. She cannot finish her work shift without a wave and smile from each person that she looks after in her new role as a care worker.
As a multi-home care provider in Northern Ireland, Amstecos is frequently in the market for employable new recruits to join its team. Its partnership with Ingeus reflects a joint commitment to care about applicants put forward for vacancies and the responsible, considerate roles they are being asked to undertake.
For Majestik Home Care, a leading provider of home care services in Northern Ireland, having reliable, empathic, and hardworking staff is a must. In an industry offering sustainable and rewarding careers; balanced with potentially long, unsociable hours and physically and emotionally demanding work, there’s a constant call for high quality applicants with a true appreciation of what working in care involves.
Zoe Spence is a woman with a mission. She feels that we all have a part to play in the battle against COVID-19 and she is now resuming her previous career as a care worker to look after elderly and vulnerable people in our communities. Read her heart-warming story.
Charlene Peters felt the time was right to look for new career opportunities in retail, but first she needed some expert advice to improve her job-seeking skills. The story of her success certainly deserves a congratulatory card to say ‘Well Done!’
“I can’t thank Ingeus enough,” says 46 year old Harry Brown, who was unemployed for six years before joining the Work and Wellbeing programme in Northern Ireland and finding a job.
“I’ll tell you a little secret,” says Margaret Jamison, who lives in East Belfast. “With my first week’s wages I finally bought something for myself. Not for my boys, not for the house but for me. I got a little charm for my bracelet and I picked a pair of angel wings.”